What is Haidong Gumdo?



Haidong Gumdo is a dynamic and exciting sword art which along with its origins and evolution may be traced back through 2,000 years of Korean history. more



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Whats New:

Only One Haidong Gumdo E Book

Conplete Series of Haidong Gumdo English Manual ebook series has been completed and published!!

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Welcome to Kim's Haidong Gumdo!!

Kim's Haidong Gumdo has been set up to deliver the unique Korean Art of the Sword " Haidong Gumdo" to Canberra region under the guidance of Australia's Master Jung Il Oh
Our school is affiliated with World Haidong Gumdo Federation through Australian Haidong Gumdo Association.



Master Oh, President of Haidong Gumdo Australia, and Master Kim, Vice present of Haidong Gumdo Australia have completed Haidong Gumdo English Manual Series! These manuals cover the HDGD curriculum up to 4th Dan.

The complete series of Only One HAIDONG GUMDO, demonstrate the true principle of Haidong Gumdo and basic training skills.

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2013 9th Haidong Gumdo Australia National Championship & Taekwondo Festival

Haidong Gumdo Australia, supported by the World Haidong Gumdo Federation, held the 9th Australian Haidong Gumdo National Championship on 19 and 20 October 2013 at Regent Park State School. As well as this being the National Championship for Haidong Gumdo, we were also joined by many Taekwondo players from around Australia for some Taekwondo competitions.

2012 8th Australian Haidong Gumdo Championship & 1st Pre-Mulympics (Martial Arts Festival)

On 20 and 21 October 2012 Haidong Gumdo Australia, supported by the World Haidong Gumdo Federation, held the 1st Pre-Mulympics and the 8th Australian Haidong Gumdo National Championships at Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre.  As the prelude to the 1st Mulympics being held in Korea July 20-24 2013, the Pre-Mulympics united practitioners from all over Australia to share their disciplines as a celebration of the spirit of Martial Arts. 

With Australia being the first country to bring together Taekwondo, Judo, Hapkido, Karate, Aikido, Wushu and Haidong Gumdo under the Mulympic slogan of “Stronger, Harder and More Courageous”, an exciting step has been taken towards Worldwide Martial Arts collaboration, as well as paving the way for an amazing Mulympics next July. Full Report by Megan Williamson

2012 6th World Haidong Gumdo Championship, 13th -15th July Yongpyung/Daejeon Korea

Australian team performed extremely well in Korea and came back home with many Medals and trophies!!!

Excellent Results from Canberra Team!!


2011 7th Australian Haidong Gumdo Championship

22nd-23rd Oct Beenleigh Indoor Arena QLD.

Once again, WHDGD Vice President Jung-Gu Lee and Distinguished guests heighlighted the opening ceremony

Another successful event with teams representing QLD,NSW, ACT and VIC, and Korean Demostration team performing Sword dance and paper cutting.

WHDGD Vice President Jung Gu Lee presented Master Oh with the special Achievement Award and Gold Badge on behalf of WHDGD Federation President Jung - Ho Kim. The Award was presented to Master Oh for his exceptional dedication in introducing and spreading Haidong Gumdo in Australia

Next year, the 8th Championship promises to be bigger and better as we are hosting the first Australian Mixed Martial Arts Festival!




2010 6th Australian Haidong Gumdo Championship

20th-21st Nov 2010 in Brisbane

Special thanks to WHDGD Vice President Jong-Gu Lee, Master Jung-Il Oh , Distinguished Guests and the Organisers, the 2010 Aust HDGDNationalChampionship was a great success!!!!


2010 5th World Haidong Gumdo Championship in Korea



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The Traditional Korean Art of The Sword